Chesterton softball team scored two quick runs and cruised to a 6-0 Duneland
Athletic Conference shutout victory at Portage on Thursday.
Maddie Snemis opened the game with a single and Cassidy Grimm promptly
doubled. Lexi Benkoís sacrifice fly scored Snemis for a 1-0 lead. Micaela
Iacovettiís sac fly plated Grimm.
Still rolling offensively in the second inning, Kaitlyn Carr homered to lead
off the frame. Marney Sisson followed with a single and went to second on a
After moving to third, Grimm singled home Sisson for a 4-0 lead.
Insurance runs for Chesterton came in the sixth on a sacrifice fly from
Faith Matta that scored Jenna Vagner and in the seventh when Benko scored on
a ground out by Vagner.
Offensively, Grimm (2 doubles) led the way with three hits, while Lauren
Kobialka and Carr (home run) each had two hits. Snemis, Benko, Iacovetti and
Sisson all had singles in the win.
the circle, Kobialka got the win with 2 2/3 innings of work (5 strikeouts).
Benko worked 2 1/3 innings of relief (4 strikeouts) and Carr finished the
final two innings (1 strikeout).
Chesterton returns to the field tonight when they host Highland beginning at
Chesterton 6, Portage 0
SCORING BY INNINGS
Chesterton 220 001 1 -- 6 11 0
Portage 000 000 0 -- 0 4 0
2B -- Cassidy Grimm 2 ©. HR -- Kaitlyn Carr ©. Pitching Summary --
Chesterton -- Lauren Kobialka (2.2 IP, 1 H, 5 K, 1 BB), Lexi Benko (2.1 IP,
1 H, 4 K, 0 BB), Kaitlyn Carr (2 IP, 2 H, 1 K, 0 BB); Portage -- Music (7
IP, 11 H, 1 K, 0 BB). WP -- Lauren Kobialka. LP -- Music.
Portage 3, Chesterton 2
Chesterton junior varsity lost in the bottom of the seventh, 3-2, at Portage
Offensively, Katie Hansen led the Trojans with two hits and two RBIís, while
Peyton Hasselberger also collected a hit.
Massey struck out 14 in the pitcherís circle.